The Office of Certification Administration is responsible for certification of all community facilities providing services to ADMH consumers in Alabama. The office maintains database of all community programs, processes applications for certification to appropriate ADMH service division, compiles ADMH provider site visit reports and certificates for distribution, and processes provider plan of action to appropriate ADMH service division and notifies provider of the ADMH service division’s decision.

Application Process


Please use this email address, applications.oca@mh.alabama.gov to send applications in PDF format.  (New provider applications, new executive director, site replacement, change of service, change of occupancy, etc.)

Proposed Changes for Review


Notice for Intended Action Posted 6-15-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-29 LeveI-0 Opioid Maintenance Therapy Final Date for Comment: 8-15-2022
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-29, Level I-O Opioid Maintenance Therapy (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-27, Level III.7 Medically Monitored Intensive Residential Treatment Program for Adolescents (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-25, Level III.5 Clinically Managed High Intensity Residential Treatment Program for Adults (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-24, Level III.5 Clinically Managed Medium Intensity Residential Treatment Program for Adolescents (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-23, Level III.3 Clinically Managed Medium Intensity Residential Treatment Program for Adults (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-22, Level III.2-D Clinically Managed Residential Detoxification (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-21, Level III.01 Clinically Managed Low Intensity Residential Treatment Program (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-20, Level III.01 Transitional Residential Program (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-19, Level II-D Ambulatory Detoxification With Extended On-Site Monitoring (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-18, Level II.5 Partial Hospitalization Treatment Program (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-17, Level II.1 Intensive Outpatient Treatment (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-16, Level I-D Ambulatory Detoxification Without Extended On-Site Monitoring (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-15, Level 1 Outpatient (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-14, Level 0.5 Early Intervention (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-02, Personnel (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-2-20-05, Infection Control (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-2-9-09, General Clinical Practice (Repeal) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-9-44-13, Program Description (Repeal) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-2-9-06, Consumer Records (Repeal) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-2-20-09, General Clinical Practice (Amend) Posted 11-3-22
Code of Alabama 580-2-20-08, Recipient Records (Amend) Posted 11-3-22